Category: Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

Director Advice Strategic Planning and Coaching

Director Advice Strategic Planning and Coaching Highly Effective Boards have very strong strategic planning skills. The latest research by McKinsey and others has overwhelmingly concluded that a sound strategy with a strong implementation approach is essential to sustainable success. Not surprisingly many of the elements necessary for the successful coaching and development of Directors and… Read more »

Boardroom Thinking in Uncertain Times

Strategic Boardroom Thinking today in such rapidly changing, and to a degree chaotic, times is exceptionally difficult. We are in a period or massive upheaval within the UK economy and in the world generally. Globally it is not just the economy that is in turmoil, but also International relations due to the war in Ukraine… Read more »

Leading Remote Teams Leading Remote Teams – Top 12 Tips

Introduction These are difficult times, most staff are feeling isolated from their friends, family and their workplace colleagues.  They miss their colleagues, the workplace banter and the normally constant reassurance as to their fit and importance to the organisation.  They are feeling anxious about their future, both health-wise and job-wise. It is of paramount importance… Read more »

Board Directors must by law …

Board Directors must by law participate fully in Board discussions. You have to “exercise Independent Judgement” under s173 of the CA2006 (Companies Act). You must also “exercise Reasonable Care, Skill and Diligence”, under s174 of the CA2006. You can only fulfil your S173 and s174 duties, if you pay proper attention to the subject being… Read more »

10% Tax Break for Directors, Entrepreneurs and Shareholders Reduced by 90%

During the period of fear, uncertainty and doubt created by the Corona virus the taxman took the opportunity to savagely and surreptitiously  cut one of the most useful tax breaks for entrepreneurs and other significant shareholders. Previously, subject to meeting certain criteria, directors and shareholders could sell their shares and take advantage of the Entrepreneurs… Read more »

Leadership and Trust for Directors

Leadership is about inspiring and motivating groups of people to achieve their best. To achieve this it is essential for directors to first create a trusting environment where people are not afraid to admit to and acknowledge mistakes and shortcomings. Team performance can often be changed for the better or for the worse, simply by… Read more »